Origin of confide
OTHER WORDS FROM confidecon·fid·er, nounpre·con·fide, verb, pre·con·fid·ed, pre·con·fid·ing.un·con·fid·ed, adjectivewell-con·fid·ed, adjective
How to use confide in a sentence
Social media tricks its users into thinking they have hundreds or thousands of “friends,” but most of them are not people you’d confide in or rely on.The pandemic is showing us which friendships are worth keeping|Lisa Bonos|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
She eventually confided in a player and an interpreter who, according to ESPN, helped her respond.Mets fire GM Jared Porter after ESPN details lewd, harassing texts to female reporter|Dave Sheinin, Cindy Boren|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
“You know, I never had a monstrous ego,” Mailer confides to a friend in l987.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they complain that there is no future for them here,” she confides after a long pause, “I worry they are right.
“I dated someone for almost three years and we broke up two or three years ago,” Norton confides.
“No one wants to risk their tenure or promotion by speaking out of turn,” confides a senior professor.
He confides, with something like pride, that the feds are planning to indict him, along with Jerry, on a tax charge.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Madame confides in me—it is enough," said the Frenchman, bowing, with a slight smile on his lips; and he drew back respectfully.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Thy king confides in thee, since in the ship's fair prow he grants thee place.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
He confides in her that some one has given him advice, and that he has decided either to become rich or to perish.Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
Sometimes, they would have told her, God confides the secrets of his Church to holy persons.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
In England, America and Germany, a regular advance is possible, because each man confides in his brothers.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1|William James